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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Micrel v. Deloitte & Touche (Malpractice)

Semiconductor manufacturer Micrel Inc. filed a malpractice lawsuit against its former accountant, Deloitte & Touche, alleging it approved a stock option pricing program that amounted to backdating. The lawsuit settled in 2007 with Deloitte agreeing to pay Micrel $15.5 million.

Misconduct Type
Securities
Enforcement Agency
Non-Governmental
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Complaint
4/21/2003
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Deloitte LLP $15,500,000
Further Information Released
Micrel 10-Q (excerpt) 5/7/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database